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Apr 13, 2017 by Halley Petersen-Jobsis (hjobsis)
PUBH 6494 : Population and Sustainable Development
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:02:25 GMT
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 23:42:11 GMT
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Prevention and Community Health
Public Health (PUBH)
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Global Health (GH)
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Population and Sustainable Development
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Population & Sustainable Devel
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The reciprocal connections between the dynamics of population growth, distribution, and age structure to health, well-being, and socioeconomic development.
-Calculate and assess basic demographic measures of fertility, mortality, reproduction, migration, urbanization and age structure.
-Describe the basic mechanisms of population dynamics and transitions, and how they can be used to analyze a wide variety of social change.
-Assess current population trends as they relate to development and health both regionally and on a national level
-Analyze the reciprocal linkages between population structure and change, health (e.g., maternal and child health, nutrition), human capital development, economic opportunity and structure and political factors from a variety of theoretical perspectives.
-Situate the role of population dynamics in interaction with economic and environmental and political factors in debates concerning health and sustainable development policy.
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:10:04 GMT
New elective course.